Health

Meningitis warning issued ahead of NYC Pride weekend

People traveling to New York City for Gay Pride events over the June 28-30 weekend are being told to seek advice about vaccination for invasive meningococcal disease, in a report released in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Lesbian and bisexual women risk HPV cervical cancer

“Lesbian and bisexual women are at risk of contracting HPV, which is the cause of 99.7% of cervical cancers. Therefore all eligible women, regardless of their sexual orientation, should have regular cervical screening.”

LGBT family guide to Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare

Family Equality Council and the Center for American Progress today released a new guide to assist couples and parents who are LGBT access health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, aka Obamacare.

Scientists on brink of HIV cure

Danish scientists are expecting results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible.”